POEM| You Are Not Broken

You are not broken

You are number one

and second to none

You are amazing

You are sunshine

You are enough

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POEM| I Want To Be Here

I’m here

but I’m not really here

my body is here

but my mind is elsewhere

I’m saying the things I believe you want to hear

and doing the things I believe I should do

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Forgiving: Why It’s Hard & Why It’s Necessary

We’ve all felt hurt, betrayed, misjudged, cheated, insulted, taken for granted or abused at a point in our lives. It sucks when people we trust hurt us, believe me I know, I’ve been there and it has made me angry and sometimes very sad. Our reactions to being wronged are different.

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My Fearless Self-Discovery Session

Do you know who you are?, I mean who you really are? I started writing to discover myself and the initial title of my blog was The Journey of Self-Discovery by Mariam Shittu. I later found out that I wanted to share more than lifestyle which is why I changed it to Mariam’s World and a lot of things have happened since then.

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The Power of NO

When was the last time you said NO?

NO, as short and as simple as the word is, is one of the most powerful words to use. At a young age, we are taught to say “YES” when we agree with something and “NO” when we don’t. Yet, we often put ourselves in situations we don’t want to be in just because we do not want to say no.

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Take A Moment Today To Appreciate Yourself

When was the last time you acknowledged your efforts and gave yourself some appreciation for your hard work? I know you probably can’t answer this question because you don’t remember when you did that. We often forget to show ourselves that love and compassion we desperately desire from others so why not take a moment […]

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POEM| Damn You Insecurities

I see my reflection in the mirror 
and tears trickle down my face 

Am I pretty
I’m not so sure

Am I confident
I’m not so sure

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